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Respiratory Care Library Resources: Professional Associations & Organizations

The National Board for Respiratory Care

The National Board for Respiratory Care

Florida Society for Respiratory Care (FSRC)

     

"The Florida Society for Respiratory Care (FSRC) will continue to be the leading professional association for Respiratory Care in Florida. The FSRC will encourage and promote professional excellence, advance the science and practice of Respiratory Care, and serves as an advocate for patients, their families, the public, the profession, and the Respiratory Therapist." - FSRC

American Lung Association

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The American Lung Association is saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Council for Quality Respiratory Care

"The Council for Quality Respiratory Care CQRC is a coalition of the nation’s seven leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies. Together, we provide in-home patient services and respiratory equipment to more than 600,000 (the majority) of the more than one million Medicare beneficiaries who rely upon home oxygen therapy to maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life." - CQRC

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

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"The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredits entry into professional practice programs in respiratory care at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s Degree level in the United States. The CoARC also accredits polysomnography programs offered by professional respiratory care degree programs in the United States. CoARC’s mission is to ensure that high quality educational programs prepare competent respiratory therapists for practice, education, research, and service." -CoARC

AARC

AARC International Affiliates – International Council for ...

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care. The AARC encourages and promotes professional excellence, advances the science and practice of respiratory care, and serves as an advocate for patients and their families, the public, the profession and the respiratory therapist.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is a multidisciplinary professional association comprised of health professionals who serve in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.